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My hp dv9000 wont come on. its a real piece of

My hp dv9000 wont come on. its a real piece of ****. how do i fix it. hp says dump it and buy one or send them 500.00 and they will try to fix it with promises that they will fix it.

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Hi, Read through the troubleshooting solution from Ricky..., and others about using the blower dryer. Take the blow dryer and blow hot in the fan for about 2-3 minutes while keeping the battery out, then hold power for 30 secs and then try to power up. I was going crazy because I had no backup drive on it and all of my MBA and personal work was on there, tried it and WOW she booted right up and as I am typing I am waiting for my backup to install and finish. I went out yesterday and purchase a 2TB Free Agent and once this backup is complete I am moving on to a new comp, not for sure if I will go with HP because I did have this for 5 years and first time having a problem but surely not the same model...I may go with a dell. All computers can have a problem at some time but I do feel HP should have fixed this for free since it was a defect that they are aware of and for that reason I may purchase another brand. I am happy to get all my data off and I am singing for joy!!!!

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I take it its a motherboard problem. Yes they are a pain in the ****. But a company I know will repair them much cheaper if you like: www.revivemylaptop.com

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